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Flora Francina Bryant Bell
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1877
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1969
Gettysburg
Potter County
South Dakota, USA

Flora Bryant Reynolds lived a challenging life few of us in the modern era can imagine.

As most pioneer-women, she married young, at 17, (1894), and immediately, she and her husband Oscar (my great grandfather) started a family.

Times were hard in the early mid-west, and I am sure, rewards were few. Her husband died very young, at 40, (1910), and she was left with mouths to feed and the vulnerable position of being a widow with no income.

Eventually Flora remarried, to an Albert Akrum, (July 29, 1918). By then, some of her children were already starting their own lives. Flora was 41, Albert was 55.

By October 15, 1927, Albert passed away and Flora was again left a widow (some sources state, Oct 10, 1927).

Flora, eventually, remarried to Walter C. Bell, and from that time on, she was known to the family as Grandma Bell (kinda confusing to me, her grandson).

I will update this bio, as I can uncover more information about Flora's life.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maynard Oscar Reynolds (1870 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Maynard Everette Reynolds (1895 - 1994)*
  Mabel Sylvia Reynolds Ross (1897 - 1986)*
  Eugene Marion Reynolds (1909 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Gibbon
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Randall Reynolds
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96022941
Flora Francina <i>Bryant</i> Bell
Added by: deloris reynolds
 
Flora Francina <i>Bryant</i> Bell
Added by: deloris reynolds
 
Flora Francina <i>Bryant</i> Bell
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Added by: Steven
 
 
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- Sherry Reynolds
 Added: Oct. 2, 2014
Remembering you this season!
- Sherry
 Added: Dec. 7, 2012
Bless you Grandma Bell--you are remembered!
- Randall Reynolds
 Added: Aug. 26, 2012
 
 
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